It’s been an eventful summer for the Polk family. My eldest started Kindergarten and I am now illustrating a textbook. That’s right, a textbook. I never thought I would be working in this way as an artist, but it’s kind of a secret dream come true. Needless to say, I’ve been doing a lot of intentional… Read More Intentional Painting
I believe my first post was about Mother’s Day and last year on Mother’s Day weekend was about when I got serious about being an artist – so I guess you could say it’s my Mother’s Day anniversary as an artist and blogger. I had a goal to post every week when I first started… Read More My Mother’s Day Anniversary
If you’ve ever run a marathon, you know that some races feel ok – like maybe I won’t die and perhaps I should do another. Other races feel like this water station might be an ok place to live out the rest of my days because I am surely not able to take another step.… Read More The Marathon of Motherhood
Football season starts tomorrow and I’m all pumped and “Go Gators!”….in my heart. In real life, I’m getting ready to take the kids to school and just hoping we can get the game on for a few minutes tomorrow. I haven’t watched a full football game since I lived in Atlanta 10 years ago and… Read More Go Gators!
I love my eldest son with all my heart, but he’s not exactly a “mama’s boy”. That kid loves his Daddy tremendously and I am so glad he does. However, I would be lying if I said our relationship is exactly as I imagined it would be when he was born. At four years old,… Read More Zelda Mom: Winning My Son One Zelda Pendant at a Time